Rutherford: “But you go to a Decatur, or a Kankakee and a Rockford and they are dramatically even higher yet. So what is it we can do as a state and particularly as the governor that can try to help put people back to work? I mean that, if you go to anyplace from deep southern Illinois clear to the Wisconsin border, that is the common denominator out there.”
Rutherford says, if elected, his lieutenant governor would lead the Governor’s office of job appropriation and retention. He says he would also serves as the state’s chief marketing officer.
Dan Rutherford is facing three others running for the Republican nomination: Kirk Dillard, Bill Brady and Bruce Rauner.
The Primary election is March 18th.